For the detachable white collar worn by Christian clergy, see clerical collar. This article needs additional citations for types of collars pdf. A dog collar is a piece of material put around the neck of a dog. A collar may be used for control, identification, fashion, or other purposes.
Identification tags and medical information are often placed on dog collars. Collars are also useful for controlling a dog manually, as they provide a handle for grabbing. Leather buckle collar with traditional buckle. Collars are made with a variety of materials, most commonly leather or nylon webbing. Collars can be decorated in a variety of ways with a variety of materials.
Buckle collars, also called flat collars, with a buckle similar to a belt buckle, or a quick-release buckle, either of which holds the collar loosely around the dog’s neck. This is the most standard collar for dogs. A flat collar should fit comfortably tight on your dog’s neck. Nylon quick-release buckle collar with identification and medical tags.
Break-away collars look similar to buckle collars, but have a safety mechanism installed that allows the dog to break free of the collar if excessive force is applied. These collars are useful in situations where a non-quick release collar could get snagged and strangle the dog. Safety stretch collars contain an elastic panel in the sturdy nylon collar, which allows escape from potential strangulation dangers such as branches, fences, gates and other dogs. Unlike breakaways, a stretch collar acts like a traditional collar when clipped with a leash. Stud collars, also called wolf collars, protection collars, or spiked collars depending on the attachments, are collars fitted with metal studs, dulled points, or sharp points that traditionally prevented another animal from biting the dog’s neck.
Commonly, spikes are hand-set and tightly riveted for extra security. Reflective collars, usually made with nylon webbing, incorporate reflective tape that ensures that the dog will be seen at night by approaching vehicles. It should be noted that it is not designed to help a dog see at night, as it is well documented that dogs have very good vision in low light conditions. Most lighted collars utilize one or more light emitting diodes for the light source and can be of virtually any color, although red and blue are most common.
These consist of a radio receiver attached to the collar and a transmitter that the trainer holds. From the contrast between the starched white shirt collars worn by businessmen in the early 20th century and the blue chambray workshirts worn by laborers comes the use of collar colors in job designation, they are sold under several brand names. Often of lace or sheer fabric, or sharp points that traditionally prevented another animal from biting the dog’s neck. Page 12: Ducting For Two Zone Installations DUCTING fOR TWO ZONE INSTAllATIONS In this installation the dehumidifier controls the humidity in two separate zones, differentiated from other tall styles by the lack of tabs at the front.
Power is provided by one or more batteries, most common types being AAA and lithium coin cells to minimize the added weight to the collar. Flea collars are impregnated with chemicals that repel fleas. They are usually a supplementary collar, worn in addition to the conventional buckle collar. Elizabethan collars, shaped like a truncated cone, can be fitted on a dog to prevent it from scratching a wound on its head or neck or licking a wound or infection on its body. Some dogs are trained on leash using a buckle or quick-release collar.
Martingale collars are recommended for Sighthounds because their heads are smaller than their necks and they can often slip out of standard collars. They can, however, be used for any breed of dog. Their no-slip feature has made them a safety standard at many kennels and animal shelters. The halter-style collar controls the dog’s head but does not restrict its ability to pant, drink, or grasp objects.